Climate / Environment

Lawmakers battle over bill to prevent breaching of dams

SPOKANE, Wash. — Three Republican U.S. House members are criticizing Democratic Sen. Patty Murray and other lawmakers for opposing their legislation that would prevent...
Second judge says Trump can’t keep stalling clean-air rules

WASHINGTON — A second judge has told the Trump administration it can't keep stalling clean-air rules for oil and gas production on federal lands. ...
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JOHANNESBURG — A U.S.-based wildlife conservation group says authorities in Tanzania have arrested and charged eight people for the murder of the group's co-founder...
US Interior boss alters agency revamp, governors ‘gratified’

BILLINGS, Mont. — U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke is revamping a planned sweeping overhaul of his department with a new organizational map that more...
Seychelles swaps debt for groundbreaking marine protection

CURIEUSE ISLAND, Seychelles — With deep blue waters, white sand beaches and rich marine life, the tiny island nation of the Seychelles is announcing...
‘Heartbroken’ Kenworthy visits South Korean dog meat farm

SIHEUNG, South Korea — Gus Kenworthy stood stone-faced, a shivering black puppy curled in his arms and more scurrying around him on the dirty,...
South Korea to fight WTO ruling on Fukushima seafood ban

SEOUL, South Korea — South Korea said Friday it will appeal the World Trade Organization's decision against bans on imports of Japanese fishery products...
Yellowstone bison again escape holding pen, but most return

BILLINGS, Mont. — For the second time this winter, someone broke into a holding pen for Yellowstone National Park bison, allowing the escape of...
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DETROIT — UPS says it will soon start using electric delivery trucks that cost the same as conventional diesel- or gas-fueled ones. ...
Satellites see big fishing’s footprint on the high seas

WASHINGTON — Scientists tag sharks to see where they roam in the high seas, but until now they couldn't track the seas' biggest eater:...

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